Starbucks to increase 1,000 cafes in China by 2015

2011-05-19 22:57:56

Starbucks will continue its expansion in the Chinese mainland market, planning to have 1,500 cafes in operation by 2015, said an official from the company.

China wants to be global leader in electric vehicles

2011-05-19 11:02:34

The electric car revolution is firing on all batteries with the first mass-market electric vehicles (EVs) going on sale in selected cities around the world.

Slow start for BYD electric car sales

2011-05-19 11:02:34

BYD's worst nightmare came true last year.

Not much ground covered in green drive

2011-05-19 11:02:34

Battery weight, capacity and charging time are among the vexing problems deterring widespread acceptance of electric cars.

Militaries make headway during visit

2011-05-19 10:59:58

China, US will conduct a series of joint naval exercises to battle against piracy in the Gulf of Aden.
General warns against arms sales to Taiwan

General warns against arms sales to Taiwan

2011-05-19 10:59:58

The top military officer for China refuted recent foreign media reports about China's deployment of missiles across the Taiwan Straits.

Ctrip benefits from higher hotel and flight revenues

2011-05-19 07:52:21 International Ltd, a Chinese travel service provider, said first-quarter profit increased 23 percent on higher revenues from hotel and flight reservations and tour bookings.

Riverwood, Orient Jiyi on lookout for tech investments

2011-05-19 07:52:21

The New York-based investment firm Riverwood Capital Co has just raised $800 million and signed a strategic cooperation agreement with a Chinese counterpart...

Zippo to sell more than lighters in China

2011-05-18 18:08:31

Zippo Manufacturing Co, which has been known for its “windproof” lighters, has geared up its expansion in China by launching products beyond cigarette lighters.

ZTE banks on innovation to expand

2011-05-18 10:46:06

ZTE Corp, the second-largest telecom equipment maker on the mainland, has announced plans to increase its presence in international markets, the latest in a wave of Chinese high-tech companies aiming to expand globally.

'Wolf Clause' betrays China-US cooperation

2011-05-18 09:32:37

A ban on Chinese involvement in NASA programs runs counter to the current trend in China-US ties.

China trimmed holdings of US debt again

2011-05-18 08:20:19

China trimmed its holdings of US Treasury bonds for a fifth month in a row in March, lowering the amount of those assets to $1.145 trillion